Monthly Archives: October 2009

Halloween Costumes 2009

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Cybrog from the Green MountainsBen spent many hours disassembling computer equipment and piecing together this elaborate and eye catching costume that garnered a lot of complements. Zombie Bunny TrashWill and Hope were zombies. He would introduce his little sister as … Continue reading

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Halloween Pumpkins 2009

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Hope’s Tiger PumpkingEvery Halloween the local Waites River General Store has a pumpkin lighting. Above is Hope’s entry for this year, a Hobbes Tiger from the comic strip Calvin & Hobbes. Ben about to Burn Pumpkin Man at the StakeBen … Continue reading

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Cole Ward Butchering Classes

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Glitter Spinner Painting by HopeRemember those paint spinners at the fair grounds? Well We made one using parts of other things and it got a lot of use. Recently it got rediscovered so I present a spinner painting by Hope. … Continue reading

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Of Milk Jugs and Lactation

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Milk Jugs have nothing to do with today’s topic In the On Site Inspector post Cara asked: Do the piglets each choose one teat and pretty much nurse off of “theirs,” or do they all share? I am asking because … Continue reading

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Site Inspector

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Blackie Inspects ConstructionBlackie brought her pigs up from the garden to inspect the, ah-hem, Art Gallery construction site and review our safety procedures. She merely grunted when we asked if the form work was sturdy enough for the concrete. As … Continue reading

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Katya Walking

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Katya Up and MobileAfter opening her eyes on Monday Katya puppy stood up and walked, not belly crawled, but walked on all four pads on Tuesday. She is now quite mobile and even wagging her tail. On Thursday while our … Continue reading

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Hair Cut & Hiney Flu

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Ben Getting ShornHome haircuts are what I grew up with and I was mildly surprised when I first learned that people went to a barber and actually paid good money to lose their locks. Ben here is getting a trim … Continue reading

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Plumbing Channels

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Slab Plumbing ChannelsBack when we poured the super insulated slab we setup forms that gave the impression we were pouring walls. But it was just the opposite. Those forms were negatives leaving channels in the slab of concrete. Pipes in … Continue reading

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Fossil Prints

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Our Leedil Friend’s Foot PrintsCement shoes this fellow be wearing… This past week we poured the concrete pad for the new 1,000 gallon upper whey tank. The next morning I came out to find little foot prints all over it. … Continue reading

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Katya Eyes

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Katya Puppy Eyes OpenKatya has opened her eyes fully. It took about four days from when she first started to make little slit eye faces at me to wide open eyes and tracking me as we look at each other. … Continue reading

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